Sunday, December 12, 2010

It's not even, officially Winter yet.

A snowbow over Studhorse Mountain
snowbow over Studhorse Mountain


Truckcicles
truckcycles


Snow management could become a serious issue in January
snow management issues


Digging a trail to the bird feeders
on the path

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Some scenes from an early winter

Run Luna, run.
luna

Kelly says, I don't have to keep up with her.
kelly

Pygmy Owl that Ken spotted near Eight Mile on the Chewuch
pygmy owl

petroglyphs
chewuch petroglyphs

Morning light on Patterson Mountain
Morning light on Patterson mtn

Dogs walk
luna, sam, kelly

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Another hike to Aspen Lake

Just me and the girls taking advantage of another gorgeous November day.

sam and Aspen Lake
Sam above Aspen Lake

kelly
Kelly - she has bad cataracts and the sun makes her squint
luna splash
Luna makes a big splash where ever she goes

kelly n sam
These two understand the power of cookies.



Aspen Lake, Patterson Lake, Goat Peak
Aspen Lake, Patterson Lake and in the far background Goat Peak



aspens
aspens


Sunday, November 7, 2010

A short trip to Washington Pass to walk in the snow

Two ravens called back and forth across the snow covered road.
A short trip to Washington Pass


A short trip to Washington Pass

This one responded by flaring its tail and making a loud purring sound.
A short trip to Washington Pass


A short trip to Washington Pass


A short trip to Washington Pass

Friday, November 5, 2010

Another short hike and a jump in a lake

Trail to Patterson Mountain.
View of Mt Robinson (I think), Goat Wall, Goat Peak and the upper valley.
trail with a view


Mt Gardner and Patterson Lake
patterson lake and mt gardner


Sun Mountain, closed til mid December
Sun Mountain


mt robinson and goat wall


Why is it pointing up? Am I missing something here?
Pointing UP at what?


Near the top of Patterson Mountain
silhouette on Patterson Mountain


aspens on Patterson Mountain


Patterson Lake
Patterson Lake


luna jumps in the lake


Thursday, November 4, 2010

Halloween day hike to Aspen Lake

Susan and I and four dogs had a wonderful afternoon hike to Aspen Lake. Colors are still vibrant.
Aspen Lake


Grasses grew SO tall with the cool wet summer
trail to Aspen Lake


dogs on trail


More wet dog fun.
luna n sam


Aspen Lake


Aspen Lake


aspens


sam in grasses


trail to Aspen Lake